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U.S. Naval Institute News

27 MAR 2019

  • Navy: Lack of Submarine Parts Slowing Down Maintenance, New Construction
    CAPITOL HILL – A competition for material between submarine construction and submarine maintenance is contributing to slowdowns in both, the Navy’s acquisition chief told USNI News today. The Navy has more submarine maintenance to conduct than its four public shipyards can accommodate. As a result, the service has been shifting maintenance availabilities of its older […]
  • USS Gerald Ford Delivery Delayed Due to Extensive Nuclear Propulsion, Weapons Elevator Repairs; Carrier Won’t be Ready Until October
    CAPITOL HILL – Unforeseen problems in repairing USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) will push delivery of the carrier back to the fleet by three months, into October, Navy officials told a House Armed Services Committee panel on Tuesday. The initial 12-month post-shakedown availability (PSA) was designed to fix any problems that arose during the carrier’s first at-sea […]
  • HASC Leaders Unconvinced by Pentagon’s Plan to Cut Aircraft Carrier
    This post has been updated to include comments from a second March 26 hearing, which took place in the HASC seapower and projection forces subcommittee. The Defense Department’s first crack at convincing the House Armed Services Committee to retire an aircraft carrier early to support the development of future weapons systems and unmanned platforms was not […]
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